Lauren Conrad goes spooky with The LC.com Edit

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It’s Getting Scary Close

That’s right, Lauren Conrad and her crew of lovely ladies continue to gear up for Halloween in big and little ways with The LC.com Edit today, showing off their spookiest and most delightful creations that can make one’s Halloween more fun and more exciting.

Lauren starts off the edit as always with Do-It-Yourself mini-mummies from Oh Happy Day that turns a few wooden mannequins into a frightful and delightful decoration that’s thanks to guaze or cheesecloth draped over the figures, and one can seek and buy out these adorable wooden mannequins over at IKEA.

Another scary Do-It-Yourself project Lauren dives into are mini monster eyeball donuts by Sugar & Cloth that are immediately spooky, and yet they are delicious because it’s starts off with powdered mini-donuts, sour gummy rings, peanut butter M&M’s, and royal icing if one wants all the ingredients stuck together as one.

Now as one gets together their spooky creations for Halloween in just 12 days, one can cozy up in Lauren’s LC Lauren Conrad Eyelash Open-Front Cardigan, because it can become downright scary out there or inside your home as you conquer errands and such, so you need style and comfort for ease in doing it all.

Now as everybody gets ready for Halloween at this point, The LC.com Edit this week also includes Jouer Cosmetics Essential High Coverage Liquid Concealer, Steve Madden Brinkley Over The Knee Stretch Boots, Chelsea King Nude Blush Crushed Velvet Scrunchie to keep one’s hair in a bun that complement their Halloween costume, and the Universal Thread Jumpsuit that may be a Halloween costume’s canvas.

Daniel Quintanilla

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Maren Morris and Little Big Town sparkled in Borgioni, Maria Lucia Hohan, and more to CMT ‘Artist of the Year’

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Beauty Down In The Country

Maren Morris and Little Big Town stunned the CMT “Artist of the Year” red carpet on Wednesday evening in Nashville, Tennessee.

Little Big Town had the most glamour to offer, with Kimberly Schlapman wearing a Maria Lucia Hohan gown, while Karen Fairchild wore Le Vian diamond rings.

Maria Lucia Hohan has become the starlet’s go-to designer, gracing Hollywood A-listers at major award shows, premieres and red carpet events.

Known for her ethereal, elaborately draped gowns and flirty cocktail dresses, Maria Lucia Hohan’s signature aesthetic lies in her delicate pastel hues and colors on variations of silk textures, sheer mousseline, sand washed satin, creamy velvet and crisp taffeta.

Self-describing her collections as chic but girly, Maria’s pieces are created to enhance the feminine silhouette and make a woman feel radiant and fabulous.

Considered one of the oldest jewelers in the world today, Le Vian’s glittered archive tells the story of a family’s steadfast integrity and love of gemstones and quality.

Capturing the eyes of ancient royalty and the most famous celebrities on today’s red carpet, Le Vian’s designs are regarded as works of art.

Artisans craft rare natural decorative color diamonds including Pink Orchid Diamonds, Sunny Yellow Diamonds, Blackberry Diamonds, Vanilla Diamonds and Chocolate Diamonds into innovative designs, combining colors of gems and flavors of gold with intricate detailing and a passion from days gone by.

Master gem cutters then utilize Le Vian’s proprietary and innovative cuts to brilliantly reveal the exceptional beauty of each gem.

Maren Morris strutted the CMT “Artist Of The Year” red carpet in the utmost beautiful solo act possible, wearing Borgioni double finger diamond rings.

Created by mother-daughter duo Rhonda and Tiffany Bartolacci, Borgioni Private Collection is a brand that fuses bohemian vintage with medieval rock-n-roll.

Named after the family matriarch, Emily Rose Borgioni Bartolacci, and inspired by the vintage pieces she left behind, their collection was born from the desire to redesign & wear their family heirlooms.

Key pieces include their signature 18k gold handcuffs, bejeweled skulls, diamond spikes, and nature-inspired pieces.

Borgioni is expressive, exotic and crafted for every day wearability.

Daniel Quintanilla

Lauren Conrad’s Halloween costume goes to ‘The Birds’ with Melanie Daniels

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They’re On It Like A Hawk

Lauren Conrad drew the curtains on the big reveal today of her Halloween costume for 2018, Lauren Conrad looks to the original suspenseful filmmaker, who is the one and only Alfred Hitchcock, and his gripping 1963 film, “The Birds”, finding Melanie Daniels who had attracted these frightening black flyers when arriving in town.

Now it’s not only Lauren who’s involved in all the action, it’s little one-year-old Liam James Tell too that joins his mother in “The Birds” extravaganza, by dressing up as one of those little birds who go after Melanie, and the town Melanie settles in.

Lauren’s take on Melanie Daniels is conceived of a coordinating retro green dress and jacket from Etsy, fake birds on the left side of Lauren’s jacket, black high heels, and a red eyeliner or lip liner pencil Lauren uses to complete her lips for Melanie Daniels.

Little Liam James Tell’s costume of those terrifying birds is made up of a black onesie, a black vegan boa that’s super soft and don’t have any feathers that can easily poke your little ones, yellow tights or leggings, and sneakers which surely can match your little one’s birdy costume.

Lauren Conrad’s trick to keeping her hair in a bun is to add a little spritz of dry shampoo before piling up the hair in the proper look it needs to be, and a few simple instructions can make the Melanie Daniels costume possible on you as well for Halloween.

Daniel Quintanilla

Vancouver Fashion Week Goes Global at Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo Spring/Summer 19 Fashion Week

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The Red Sun On Canadian Shores

Global Fashion Collective (GFC) presented by Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) is proud to announce they will be taking part in Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo (AFWT) on Thursday at Shibuya Hikarie Hall, Hall B in Vancouver, Canada, BC.

GFC will be presenting Canadian and International designers’ Spring/Summer 2019 collections.

GFC has established a global platform by taking Vancouver Fashion Week designers to runways around the world.

Our line-up of hand-picked talent will showcase their designs in two exclusive runway shows at Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo, each designer bringing a different feel to the runway with their unique collections.

Showtimes are 3:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Designers for GFC this season in Tokyo include GRANDI (Canada), Alicia Perrillo (US), Annika Klaas (Germany), HENDRIXROE (Canada), The House of AmZ (US), Atelier M/A (Japan), EmulEos (US).

These creative designers will display emerging trends for the SS19 season.

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Global Fashion Collective

At 3:30 p.m.; GFC will present design brands Atelier M/A, The House of AmZ, Annika Klaas, and HENDRIXROE.

Contemporary collections exhibiting trend-focused and wearable garments take us through eco-conscious, socially responsible design and experimentation of traditional textile techniques.

At 8:30 p.m.; the second presentation of Global Fashion Collective will highlight a colourful mix of cutting-edge designers.

EmulEos, Alicia Perrillo, and GRANDI will highlight an artistic expression, bringing a modern twist to the runway with dynamic prints and vibrant colourways.

Global Fashion Collective is a platform supporting creative designers from all around the world.

The collective produces runway showcases in different fashion capitals with the aim to accelerate the designer’s global development, increase their international media visibility, and open new markets.

By presenting its designers in front of international media and buyers globally, Global Fashion Collective is an expansion of Vancouver Fashion Week.

Amazon Fashion Week TOKYO (AmazonFWT) is the most famous fashion festival of Japan.

The fashion week held in Tokyo is hosted by the Japan Fashion Week Organization (JFW Organization) and held twice a year in March and October.

The Spring Summer 2019 season will take place October 15 (Mon) – October 21(Sun), 2018.

Japan’s latest creations will be showcased to the world at Shibuya Hikarie and Omotesando Hills as well as other locations in Tokyo.

Daniel Quintanilla

Lauren Conrad’s DIY Jack O’ Lantern pails

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Fetch Us Some Candy

Halloween, and trick-or-treating time are 2 weeks from today, we’re busy enough trying to get our costume and make-up together, but Lauren Conrad’s doing makeup in another way for Halloween, Lauren today sans the decades-old plastic Jack O’ Lantern pail for decorated tin bucket trick-or-treat pails.

Everyone remembers those 1,2,3 Jack O’ Lantern pails in a pinch sold at any ole drug store (CVS still sells them today), and even McDonald’s had their own when you got a Happy Meal, Lauren instead makes her own for little Liam making 3 painted pails of a mummy, a skull and crossbones, and the Jack O’ Lantern too.

Let’s start off easy so we don’t throw off those devoted plastic Jack O’ Lantern pail lovers, Lauren reproduces the one and only Jack O’ Lantern known on many door steps across the country by painting her own to a simple tin pail, orange, off-white, and black paint are all that’s needed with simple tools that reimage the Jack O’ Lantern on the trick-or-treating route.

Now if you need to breakaway from dear ole Jack O’ Lantern, Lauren’s first alternative to Jack O’ Lantern is painting a skull and crossbones, paint the pail in nothing but black twice, then go on and sketch out the eyes, nose, the head, and crossbones behind the head to make your skull and crossbones tin.

Jack O’ Lantern’s next match in the DIY trick-or-treat pails comes from the mummy, canvased off-white accompanied by black sketched lines through the pail, but first paint a small black triangle at the center of your pail so your white and black with orange traced eyes can be inserted.

Daniel Quintanilla

Lauren Conrad’s guide to total tonal

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Become One Up & Down

Take yourself back to that very moment where after you’ve bought your first iPhone, or your first Macbook Pro a decade ago, you come to the realization that you no longer want to cross between Apple and non-Apple, you just buy Apple only, that’s what Lauren Conrad today seek out in styling head-to-toe tonal looks, the risk of establishing a monochromatic look this fall.

Inspiration is seeked by jewel tone hues from Lauren’s LC Lauren Conrad collection, it’s that one accessory, jewelry, or article of clothing that inspires you to change up your entire look from top to bottom.

The first look Lauren and company are in search of are deep berry hues coming in cozy sweaters from LC Kohl’s, it is that sweater inspiring the rich bright colors of fall that bring on LC’s Viola Backpack coming in wine colored Cabernet achieving the dream.

Look number two continues the monochromic marathon that leaves us blue in the face, but we’re not ill about a poncho or oversized blanket scarf in chambray or slate, add in a nice blue handbag from LC Lauren Conrad herself to make these blues worth getting very cheerful about.

And last, but not least, we go to the best color more likely in the winter, but it works in fall too, it is pink, or blush as a matter of fact, blush finds itself on on a plaid scarf, but blush does itself real justice if it’s on a chic circle bag.

Daniel Quintanilla

IMG Announces Finalists For The 2018 Australian Fashion Laureate

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Treasure Down Under

IMG announced on Tuesday the finalists for the Australian Fashion Laureate, honoring individuals who have made a significant contribution to the growth, development and global promotion of the Australian fashion industry.

Winners will be announced on November 20 at The State Theatre in Sydney, at a celebration hosted by international supermodel, Georgia Fowler, and celebrated comedian, Ash Williams.

The Australian Fashion Laureate was established in 2008 by IMG and the NSW Government to shine an international spotlight on the exceptional talent and creativity within the Australian fashion industry.

In 2018, the Laureate celebrates 10 years of awards ceremonies, with past recipients including Carla Zampatti, Dion Lee, Jenny Kee, Toni Maticevski and Zimmermann.

Each Australian Fashion Laureate Award celebrates outstanding accomplishments in categories including Lifetime Achievement, Womenswear, Menswear, Retail, Emerging Designer, Accessories – and for the first time, two new categories for 2018: Model of the Year and Outstanding Editorial.

“Through the introduction of new categories for 2018, we acknowledge Australia’s growing leadership in high fashion modeling and creative editorial,” states Ivan Bart, President of IMG Models and IMG Fashion Properties, including global fashion events. “As the industry’s highest accolade, we’re delighted to broaden the spectrum of recognition and further celebrate the brilliant talent originating from Australia.”

Australian Fashion Laureate recipients are nominated and chosen by a voting panel of more than 30 industry leaders, including designers, media, buyers, creatives, brand executives and communications professionals, called the Australian Fashion Industry Alumni.

IMG is pleased to share the finalists across 2018 award categories below:

AUSTRALIAN FASHION LAUREATE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
CAMILLA FRANKS  “Camilla”
CHRISTINE CENTENERA
EDWINA MCCANN
KYM ELLERY “Ellery”
LUKE SALES & ANNA PLUNKETT  “Romance Was Born”
BEST AUSTRALIAN WOMENSWEAR
CAMILLA AND MARC
CHRISTOPHER ESBER
ELLERY
LEE MATHEWS
ROMANCE WAS BORN
BEST AUSTRALIAN MENSWEAR
BASSIKE
DOUBLE RAINBOUU
EX INFINITAS
P JOHNSON
SONG FOR THE MUTE
BEST AUSTRALIAN EMERGING DESIGNER, presented by Etihad Airways
ALBUS LUMEN
ANNA QUAN
KACEY DEVLIN
CHRIS RAN LIN
DOUBLE RAINBOUU
BEST AUSTRALIAN RETAILER, presented by DHL
DAVID JONES
HARROLDS
INCU
PARLOUR X
ZIMMERMANN
BEST AUSTRALIAN ACCESSORIES DESIGNER
DINOSAUR DESIGNS
LUCY FOLK
RYAN STORER
SARAH & SEBASTIAN
THE DAILY EDITED
BEST AUSTRALIAN MODEL
ADUT AKECH BIOR
CHARLEE FRASER
DUCKIE THOT
JULIA NOBIS
VICTORIA LEE
OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL
GEORGES ANTONI
HARPER’S BAZAAR AUSTRALIA
MARIE CLAIRE AUSTRALIA
NICOLE BENTLEY
VOGUE AUSTRALIA

The Australian Fashion Laureate is an IMG initiative, supported by the NSW Government via its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW, with additional support from Etihad Airways, DHL, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, Sanpellegrino and Jan Logan.

The digital home for The Australian Fashion Laureate will be @FashionWeekAus across Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Follow along through our official hashtags: “#AustralianFashionLaureate, #ilovesydney”

Daniel Quintanilla

Lauren Conrad stresses why adopting a pet is important

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And They Called It Puppy Love

Lauren Conrad loves her adorable dogs who are Fitz and Chloe, those two were dogs that Lauren rescue by adopting them at a pet shelter, so Lauren passes along the love for her puppies with today’s Tuesday Ten on why to rescue a pet.

The life of a sheltered puppy are filled with mixed emotions, it’s shocking, sad, scary, and ends with euthanization, so that’s the first reason why adopting a pet is better than buying one at a pet store, you save a life simply by adopting a pet.

Rescue pets deliver nothing but unconditional love day in and day out because of the new lease on life you gave that pet, you also save money by adopting a pet in so many way as you avoid a pet store as well as a checklist of vaccinations, and adopting decreases the power of puppy mills.

Pets end up in shelters for many reasons, and it’s not entirely because they were bad pets, it mainly through no fault of their own either stray or owner’s own reasons, one can meet wonderful people who also have rescued pets leading to great benefits, and pets are good for one’s optimal health.

Nobody likes to euthanize pets just to make room, that’s why it’s important to adopt in large numbers because it’s a more optimistic alternative to make room at shelters for other pets coming in, you also have the option of adopting a puppy or an older dog depending on your capacity, and no rescue dog is alike, they’re very special in their own way.

Daniel Quintanilla

Elle Women in Hollywood: Sara Sampaio, Kate Beckinsale and Sofia Carson

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Elle At Large

The bling Sara Sampaio, Kate Beckinsale and Sofia Carson wore to the Elle 25th annual Women in Hollywood celebration on Monday evening in Los Angeles, California.

Elle’s Women in Hollywood celebrate the female movers and shakers not only in Hollywood, but those mainstream news makers also.

Sara Sampaio wore Kallati diamond earrings Harry Kotlar diamond rings.

Rich in design expertise and craftsmanship, KALLATI, is a 4th generation family owned and operated fine jewelry manufacturer specializing in stunning, sophisticated and sought after fine jewelry treasures featuring collections boasting incredibly lavish gemstones and brilliant diamonds.

Passed down from father to son, from mother to daughter, KALLATI is all about family heritage and is built on core values of Loyalty & Trust.

The KALLATI family has always been known for trust and loyalty, and that continues to be what motivates us to serve our Customers so well today.

Spanning six decades of beauty, art and perfection, Harry Kotlar is recognized as the premier source for the highest quality diamonds.

Founded in 1948, Harry Kotlar began his career as a diamond dealer and supplier. With a natural charisma for business and a great appreciation for cut stones, Kotlar’s business began to flourish, quickly securing his legacy in the world of luxury.

Now under the esteemed leadership of his grandson, David Weiner, Harry Kotlar continues to produce collections that evoke old-world artistry with modern sophistication.

In 2003, David continued to advance the Harry Kotlar collection by launching two of the designer’s now hallmark designs, the Artisan Pave collection and the Kotlar Cushion cut diamond.

Kate Beckinsale wore Marli New York diamond earrings.

Founded in New York in 2014 by Maral Artinian, Marli is redefining minimalism with distinctive, original jewelry design, artisanal craftsmanship and precious materials. Marli draws inspiration from a novel mix of pop culture, urban life and Haute Couture fashion.

Every jewel is meticulously hand-crafted in 18K yellow, rose or white gold and top quality diamonds.

Sofia Carson wore Anabela Chan earrings and Le Vian ring.

Anabela Chan is a London and Paris based award-winning jewelry designer and artist, who arrived at jewelry from a prestigious background in architecture, fashion and art.

This year, Lady Gaga, Rita Ora and FKA Twigs have all graced red carpet events wearing her enchanting, statement pieces.

With awards from Vogue Talents and The British Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council, Harpers Bazaar UK named Anabela, “The Jewelry Designer you need to know now”.

Her unique jewels and objets d’art are presented at some of the most exclusive gallery boutiques in the world including Christie’s London, Lane Crawford Hong Kong, Luisa Via Roma Florence and Moda Operandi New York.

Considered one of the oldest jewelers in the world today, Le Vian’s glittered archive tells the story of a family’s steadfast integrity and love of gemstones and quality.

Capturing the eyes of ancient royalty and the most famous celebrities on today’s red carpet, Le Vian’s designs are regarded as works of art.

Artisans craft rare natural decorative color diamonds including Pink Orchid Diamonds, Sunny Yellow Diamonds, Blackberry Diamonds, Vanilla Diamonds, and Chocolate Diamonds into innovative designs, combining colors of gems and flavors of gold with intricate detailing and a passion from days gone by.

Master gem cutters then utilize Le Vian’s proprietary and innovative cuts to brilliantly reveal the exceptional beauty of each gem.

Daniel Quintanilla

Danielle Panabaker wore Styland to The CW’s Fall Launch

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The Great Big Open Universe

Danielle Panabaker wore a Styland suit to The CW’s Fall Launch event on Sunday in Burbank, California.

The CW launched #CWOpenToAll, a new on-air, digital, social and print campaign designed to reinforce the network’s commitment to inclusion and representation.

“We think this campaign really captures the spirit and mission of the CW and why our fans come to us,” said network president Mark Pedowitz. “We are committed to making sure our viewers see themselves represented on screen, and that we also have diverse voices being heard behind the camera.”

Pedowitz, who introduced the initiative during the network’s fall launch event Sunday, went on to point out that 12 out of the CW’s 17 series this season are created and/or executive produced by women or people of color.

Additionally, the network sees 47 percent women series regulars across its shows and 49 percent people of color series regulars.

Courtesy: The CW Television Network YouTube Channel

Danielle Panabaker started acting at a summer camp, before joining community theater productions when she was 10-years-old.

Panabaker moved to Naperville, IL, where she was a member of the Neuqua Valley High School speech team.

At the age of 14, while most students her age were barely starting their high school career, she graduated.

Classic cocktail attire with a twist!

Styland is a Romanian brand that specializes in ladies ready-to-wear garments including exceptionally tailored luxe evening suiting.

The handwork, craftsmanship, and the premium fabrics imported from Italy and England are at the core of each product – satin, silks, fine wools, and natural fiber fabrics. Styland jackets are handcrafted in the heart of Bucharest.

They combine menswear inspired tailoring with feminine subtleties using virgin wool and silk, giving them an elegant and classic character.

The jackets are made with a woman’s shape and movement in mind and strike the perfect balance between elegance and sensuality.

Styland impeccably frames the female silhouette, captivating the attention of fashionistas and women in search of eclectic colors, sharp cuts, and versatile pieces that can become their wardrobe staples.

Daniel Quintanilla